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Transfusion reactions and Transfusion reactions (area).
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators.
2.3a Transfusion reactions per 1,000 discharges (excluding neonates; based on secondary diagnoses only), by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000.
2.3b Transfusion reactions in hospital (excluding neonates; based on principal and secondary diagnoses) per 100,000 population, by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample.
Table 2.3a: All non-neonatal medical and surgical inpatient hospital discharges.
Table 2.3b: U.S. population.
Table 2.3a: Non-neonatal medical and surgical discharges with any secondary diagnosis indicating transfusion reaction.
Table 2.3b: Non-neonatal medical and surgical discharges with any principal or secondary diagnosis indicating transfusion reaction.
Rates are adjusted by age and gender only.
Although not all states participate in the HCUP database, it is weighted to give national estimates using weights based on all U.S. community, non-rehabilitation hospitals in the American Hospital Association Annual Survey of Hospitals.
These tables were created using a beta-test version of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software dated July 2002 that differs from the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software currently available on the AHRQ Web site. These measures are referred to as indicator 16 (discharge-based) and 26 (area-based) in the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators software documentation.
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